SPBHI

Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling Instructor (SPBHI)

The Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling Instructor pathway is designed for existing water instructors with the necessary paddle boat handling experience to deliver the SPBH course.

Prerequisites

  • Current Whitewater Rescue for Paddlers (WRP), Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT), Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Instructor (SRTI) or Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Advanced Instructor (SRTAI)
  • Logged experience of paddle boat handling
  • Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling (SPBH)
  • EMT or Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Instructor training & assessment

Observe, assist & be assessed by SPBH-IT and/or as agreed upon with Rescue 3’s International Office

Qualification valid for

2 years

Able to teach

Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling (SPBH)